Keeping the Glow with your Partner. Do you want more attention, more respect, more help with the kids, more hugs, more romance, more surprises, more time together, more intimacy, and more fun? Someone to babysit, iron the shirts, help make the dinner sometimes or hang up the towels in the bathroom? Then ask. “But I […]
I have been working with a family with a little girl of 6 and we have been looking at helping her parents ask more ‘Open-ended questions’ to develop her independence, creativity and confidence. Questions are a natural part of our conversations. They help us exchange […]
Yesterday I took part in another Fink Cards divorce Q&A where myself and some other divorce experts answered some divorce questions. For a recap see below! [View the story “Divorce Q&A” on Storify]
What if I only noticed all my partner’s great qualities and strengths just for this week and let go of their foibles? Is it their kindness, their humour, their patience with the kids, the way they take the dogs out every night or empty the bins, put air in the tyres for me, iron […]
What would I discover if I were to spend 5 minutes each day simply relaxing ?
The idea of the weekly question is for you to print off and ponder it over the coming week and to see what insights it brings up for you. “I like myself best when I am …..”
Losing the plot ! We all do it …. throw a parent tantrum that just seems to erupt like a volcano out of nowhere. So what can you do this week to notice when you are getting wound up, stressed out and beginning to lose the plot? Take some time this week to ponder 3 […]
Obstacles What’s going on right now that tells you that you have a problem or an issue with your kids at the moment? What have you done so far to improve things? What small changes could you make? What obstacles have you met along the way? What’s stopping you from moving forward positively and […]
I was recently coaching a lovely Mum who asked me “What do I do when my daughter incessantly keeps asking me “Why?” all the time? I think that each question a child asks is an attempt to add to their limited knowledge of the world and should be encouraged, as it let’s children know that […]
How energetic do you feel today? What kinds of things can you do this week to boost your energy? ~ take a long walk with your dogs, have a steaming hot bath with candles, eat more fruit, take some different exercise, visit a friend without the kids for a grown up chat and laugh? […]
How can you really be more compassionate in every area of your life this week?
How can I make this time of the year really magical for the kids and create memories that last a lifetime ?
How do I teach my children about good manners?
What if it’s not really such a big deal in the long term, bigger picture of life….. ?
I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a easy and natural way simply through sitting down […]